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How to take screenshots in Laptop on windows 10

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Taking screenshots on mobile devices is common and easy to take but when are working and making assignment on laptop then here we have explained how you can capture screenshot in laptop on windows 10. In case you are using windows 7 and 8 then you should check this tutorial:

So let’s proceed to check out the valuable information we have for you regarding screenshots and  how can you capture one in windows 10 on your laptops.

 

Major types of screenshots are:

  1. Taking a screenshot of a specific section of a specific window
  2. Taking a screenshot if a single window
  3. Taking a screenshot of full screen

If you don’t any other extra information and just want to scan the specific one then you can surely do this by using a tool, a specialized tool indeed. It is called a snipping tool by Microsoft that is a built-in function for Windows.

 

Three ways to capture screenshots on windows 10 laptop

 

1. For capturing a full-screen:

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  • Go to the image/window you want to take screenshot of
  • Hit the keys Windows key + PrtScn simultaneously
  • When the screen turns dim it means the screenshot has been taken
  • It will automatically be saved in the Pictures>Screenshots folder.

 

2. For capturing a particular section:

In windows 10 the snipping tool has a new option of “Delay”. It lets you take screenshots, pop-up menus and tool-tips.  By click at Delay you will be given options of number of seconds you would like to hold until the screenshot is captured. You can use this to open the pop-up menu/tooltip you would like to capture. After the seconds you selected the screen will turn freeze and faded. Its because you could take or create your snip. By choosing the Window or full-screen, it will allow the snip immediately.

  • Head up to the start button
  • Search for “Snipping Tool”
  • Go to snipping tool
  • Open the snipping Tool

snipping tool windows 10 - How to take screenshots in Laptop on windows 10

  • Click at New to start the screenshot

select rectangular snip - How to take screenshots in Laptop on windows 10

  • Click at the Rectangular snip
  • Go to the window you want to take a screenshot of
  • Drag the cursor around the particular section you want

rectangle snip tool - How to take screenshots in Laptop on windows 10

  • It will copy screenshot to the clipboard.

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3. For capturing a single window:

  • Head up to the start button type in search box the Snipping tool
  • Select Snipping tool from the list.
  • Select mode of Window snip.

capturing a single window - How to take screenshots in Laptop on windows 10

  • Then select a window that you want to capture
  • It will copy your screenshot to the clipboard

You can manually save it in the tool before you leave. You can tech more windows laptop tutorials here.

So this is how you can easily take screenshots in your laptops on windows 10. These three procedures have been mentioned so you can choose according to your requirements which one is the best for you. You don’t need to download any third-party software as you can easily capture your screen using the built-in windows 10 features. These tricks and tech articles help us to master our windows and laptop we are using. Infact not only windows but every technology gadget, phone or anything else we are using.

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